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FOX
Mar 11, 2011 9:00am EST
. a major earthquake strikes japan... killing hundreds.. and triigering tsunami pacific and u-s. we have just learned that tsunami waves are hitting hawaii... being evacuated.some counties in washington state and oregon are also being evacuated. evacuated.here's a look at what started it all... the 8-point-9 magnitude qqake sent people fleeing into streets... and fell into waters unnerneaah.up to three-hundred bodies have been found in japan.. and hundreds of others areestill missing.the entire west coast of the u-s is under a tsunami warning. will they or won't they?that's the question when it comes to the looming n-f-l lockout.. after a week extension..the deadline is today.the n-f-l players union and team owners are at crossroads when it comes to money.if no progress is made, look for the owners to lock out the players. we are now just one day away from our be-more healthy expo. all day tomorrow ... you can come out to the convention center downtown to take a step towards a new more active lifes. lifestyle. candace dold is live in our studio with a preview. ad lib. 33 coming up..
FOX News
Mar 11, 2011 6:00pm EST
and balanced. >> bret: a massive earthquake strikes japan. how is the u.s. responding? now there are concerns about nuclear power plants there. president obama says the noose is tightening around muammar gaddafi but events may suggest otherwise. saudi day of rage, did it materialize? live from the studio in washington. this is "special report." good evening. i'm bret baier. the u.s. and the rest of the world are mobilizing tonight to assist japan, following a massive earthquake and tsunami early this morning. the magnitude 8.9 offshore quake unleashed a 23-foot tsunami. hundreds are believed dead and that number could rise. japan says the power inside the nuclear plant is 1,000 times than the normal level. they lost control over pressure in reactors. waves hit hawaii and the u.s. west coast causing major damage to boats in one california harbor and one person is reported missing. japan's eastern coast saw massive devastation in an instant the office buildings became danger zones. >> i thought i was going to die. >> bret: the magnitude 8.9 offshore quake shook cities and villages up and down j
WETA
Mar 11, 2011 6:30pm EST
earthquake will do to japan's fragile economy and the global markets. here in the u.s. despite the japan's stock index tumbled almost 180 points closing just minutes after the earthquake hit. >> tom: we spoke with our correspondent in tokyo. and began by asking lucy craft what's the initial assessment of damage to businesses and industry in japan. >> companies hit quite hard. sony, hond on, toyota, the major auto makers have a lot of factories up in northeastern japan. there's been a range of damage to these companies. so those factories will be kind of knocked out of operation for various amounts of time. fortunately, the northeastern area of japan is very sparsely populated. this is -- if you compare this to the kobe earthquake of 16 years ago, it accounts for a much smaller amount of gdp. >> reporter: what have you learned about the damage to the trainl systems and infrastructure? >> we haven't heard about the damage to the train system which is a major source of transportation here. when you talk about energy, though, it's a whole different ball of wax, and there's a lot of different
CNN
Mar 11, 2011 5:00am EST
, tsunami warnings for at least 20 countries. and hawaii and the west coast of the u.s. under warnings as well. let me tell you about this quake. a devastating one, one of the most powerful earthquakes ever recorded. it was an 8.9 magnitude quake. it hit off the coast of japan overnight. there have been several powerful aftershocks being felt, up to 7.0 in magnitude. the quake was centered 300 miles from tokyo, but it was felt in tokyo. buildings swayed. take a look at these pictures. our bureau there in tokyo as well. some of our co-workers being thrown around at times as well. this is just one of the views inside. people poured out onto the streets afterwards. they say it's a city in chaos right now. the danger we have now, the concern, a tsunami. it did trigger a tsunami, massive waves, some as high as 30 feet, starting to come ashore in places. this wall of water is starting to bring with it -- it's washing away cars, boats, buildings. looks like lava almost making its way through. here's the most stunning picture. waves of mud and debris can be seen like lava flowing through some
PBS
Mar 10, 2011 6:00pm PST
to be an interceptive phone call, supposedly between the u.s. ambassador and a rebel general in the east. >> this is ambassador gene crist talking to you. >> what equipment do you have? >> it's not clear what exactly the american diplomat, if it was him, was offering. >> if they want to support the militia, do it. and we are not afraid. america, nato, france. it is our country. we live here, we die here. we will never, ever surrender to those terrorists. >> later in tripoli, colonel gaddafi's most prominent son addressed the quarters he called the real libyans. they were supposed to be libya's future, until the rebellion. as far as these people are concerned, that vision has been restored. the son will succeed the father. the rebels will be beaten. it feels like a victory rally. and he had a shot message for the rebels. we're coming. jeremy bowen, "bbc news," tripoli. >> nato has insisted that for a no-fly zone to be set up over libya, there would have to be strong regional support. on the diplomatic front, there has been a rather gloomy assessment in washington of the rebels' chance. th
CSPAN
Mar 11, 2011 5:00pm EST
, despite many conflicts, challenges and eevelopment, u.s. foreign assistance is making a challenge difference with children being reunited with their families after being attacked did, traffic reviews. low-income women are accessing judicial system for the first time and we are encouragingbeing expansion of the program.ked health care workers are gaining skills necessary.s are gaining skills necessary for cure rative measures. across areas where foreign assistance is needed, we are promoting approach that addresses long-term sustainable development. members of the subcommittee, thank you for your attention and i look forward to answering your questions and providing additional information. thank you for your testimony. >> let me start off by, mr. aflak in his testimony with regards to the elections. i would ask whether or not you think that gap would be bridged and by whom? he requests that the u.s. government takes a hard look and asks if offering the assistance to truly support a free and fair election is there. >> with regards to the strategy, is that going to be coming soon or
CNN
Mar 11, 2011 6:00am EST
for about 20 countries and includes the west coast of the u.s., hawaii, as well, alaska, as well. >> yeah, i understand, rob, we've been hearing there's a full coastal evacuation in effect in hawaii right now. and we get this sheet and i know you have it too of the coordinates and the estimated arrival time. what does that translate into in terms of waves and what people can expect? and really how much time they have to get out of harm's way? >> well, the pictures that we've been showing, those dramatic pictures where you see water and debris on all sorts of stuff moving rapidly inland, being pushed in like that and tens of miles inland, there was little warning. this is very close to the shoreline, and the epicenter was about 80 miles offshore. so the wave -- the tsunami after the quake happened hit that shoreline about 15 to 20 minutes later. virtually no warning at all. and you get the full force of that impact without any sort of buffer from the ocean. now, as this thing travels across the ocean in all directions down to the south up to the north off to the east, it does begin to lose it
PBS
Mar 10, 2011 7:00pm PST
growth, and some disappointing news about the u.s. job market. the selling was broad-based-- the dow fell 228 points, closing below the 12,000 level; the nasdaq lost 50, and the s&p 500 was down almost 25 points. >> tom: this stock selling comes as the bull market celebrated its second anniversary this week. could the rally be over, or just taking a pause? peter cohen is co-author of "capital rising," and he is with us from newton, massachusetts. lincoln ellis is the chief investment officer at the strategic financial group. he joins us from the cme group in chicago. welcome to nightly business report. nice to see both of you. >> thank you. >> thanks, tom. >> tom: peter, let's begin with you. time to buy more shares on these lower prices or to cut some of the losses you've seen recently and sell? >> i say it's time to buy. i mean it could go lower. i mean you could have a 5% correction can. but in general, the market is doing fan tasically. it's been up almost 100% since the low of march 2009. it's trading act a relatively low pe of around 15 which is much better than the pe of a typical
MSNBC
Mar 11, 2011 3:00pm EST
, and the west coast. it appears the u.s. has escaped significant damage. we'll check in with meteorologist jeff ranieri in san francisco in a moment. first, joining me on the phone from tokyo is our producer, arata yamamoto. hello, arata. >> reporter: hi. >> there have been more than 100 aftershocks of a magnitude of five or greater, i believe. are you feeling these? >> reporter: some of them. not all. i am 188 miles south of the epicenter. ones i feel here are not as many as that. >> and are you seeing any further signs of damage where you are? >> reporter: not here in tokyo. i think the damage that was caused in tokyo, we heard reports of a walkway collapsing and we have reports of death here but that was from the first earthquake, not from the following aftershock. >> i believe the road system, as well, has been damaged in tokyoingtokyo i , a number of high ways closed, correct? >> reporter: the roads are closed. and what's compounded that is the fact that up until around midnight most of the train system was shut down which meant that everyone, people working in tokyo on a friday, busy frid
ABC
Mar 11, 2011 9:00am EST
. the warnings have been issued for at least 20 countries including the u.s. west coast. >>> good morning i am sherrie johnson. we have team coverage and live reports from around the u.s. and the world this morning. we kick things off with abc's emily schmidt live in washington with how white house officials are responding. >> reporter: the earthquake lasted second but the catastrophe continues to spread. there are tsunami warnings stretching across the a sick and waves are hitting hawaii right now. largest quake in japan's history shook a nation. and triggered tsunami waves that threatened the u.s. west coast. forcing evacuations in hawaii. >> it's time for a little aloha and a little you keep it simple and sensible and moving. >> reporter: cameras capture the moment the earthquake hit in japan. for lawmakers gathered for government, the newsroom shaken up by the 8.9 magnitude earthquake. the quake set off huge fires including this oil refinery north of tokyo. workers evacuated high rises and filled the streets. millions are without power after the deadly quake. one woman said i thought i was
CSPAN
Mar 11, 2011 9:00am EST
almost $2 billion in appropriations and putting the u.s. taxpayer on the hook for another $40 billion in potential liabilities. mr. secretary, this committee never consented to these increases, authorization bills are needed for each bank spelling out specific forms and possibility withholding funds until forms are met. i can't support writing blank checks to the institutions. capital increases will be extremely difficult to justify without convincing evidence that the taxpayer dollars will be used in a more effective and transparent manner than they have been used in the past. mr. secretary, i predict the subcommittee will face difficult choices. we'll have to look at each request to determine what is critical to our national security. we must prioritize spending by looking at what works, what is good oversight, and what is not duplicated elsewhere. i urge you to approach the subcommittee with your request in that context today and as the year progresses. finally, i want to mention the unique role the treasury department plays in u.s. foreign policy. your work to administer sanctions
FOX News
Mar 11, 2011 9:00am EST
earthquakes the world has ever seen. 8.9 quake hting japan overnight. the waves now barreling towards the u.s. pictures we are seeing out of japan are unimaginable. it's wave after wave literally swallowing up cars, boats and homes. some terrifying moments in an airport outside of tokyo when the quake hit. watch this video. now there is one report. you find the capital city of tokyo. that report that confirmed. but an earthquake of horrific proportions causing buildings to shake and the tsunami that followed. seldom have we seen images like this. welcome to "america's newsroom." martha: this quake struck just after 3:00 p.m. local time in japan while most of us were sleeping. this was the scene. unbelievably powerful waves crashing ashore causing wired spread destruction. there are massive fires being dealt with and a nuclear emergency. we have more details on that. bill: there was so much to watch and do have, we'll do our best it, the 7th largest earthquake ever record. it's the largest to hit japan. evacuations underway in several coastal towns. trace gallagher joins us with more on that.
MSNBC
Mar 11, 2011 1:00pm EST
government said that the japan asked for help from u.s. forces in japan. are you willing to provide those assistance? >> the answer to your second question is, yes. i told prime minister kan we'll provide whatever assistance they need. my understanding is the main assistance to provide them is lift capacity. the ability for us to i think help in the cleanup. obviously, when you have a tsunami like this, as well as an earthquake, you have huge disruptions both in the infrastructure. you have boats and houses and cars that are washed in to main thoroughfares and any assistance we can provide we will be providing. you know, i'm heartbroken by this tragedy. i think when you see what's happening in japan, you are reminded that for all of our differences and culture or language or religion, that ultimately, humanity is one. and when we face these kinds of natural disasters, whether it's in new zealand or haiti or japan, then you think about your own family. and you think how would you feel if you lost a loved one or if your entire life savings were gone because of the devastation. and the japan
FOX News
Mar 11, 2011 11:00am EST
'll get our first indication of the strength of the event on the u.s. mainland, over the next 15 minutes and that is when forecasts show the waves will reach san francisco. whether or not they'll be damaging, or even noticeable, has yet to be seen. >> japan's east coast, hit with a 23-foot tsunami, shortly after the quake struck. police along the country's northeast coast, report finding the bodies of two to three hundred people, japan railways working to find a missing passenger train. while the government reports the giant wave swept away a ship, carrying about 100 people. >> unfortunately we expect to get more reports like those, 8.9 magnitude quake is japan's worst on record as we say, one of the worst in world history. and rocked cities hundreds of miles from epicenter an spawned dozens and dozens, as we hear it of aftershocks. >> look at one of japan's three nuke we're power plants, that are having some problems right now, the worst in the city of onahana where police ordered evacuations where a fire disabled a cooling system there. no reports of radiation leaking, secretary of sta
ABC
Mar 10, 2011 5:30pm PST
in the middle of grand central station. and an even bigger reveal. the new jobs being sown in the u.s. right now. >>> good evening. not long ago, a cancer diagnosis felt like a death sentence. not anymore. huge numbers of americans, hundreds of thousands more each year, are surviving and living with cancer. numbers just released from the centers for disease control show that 1 in 20 american adults is now a cancer survivor, almost 12 million of us. we are catching cancer earlier and treating it more effectively. and ron claiborne is here with what it all means for the survivors and the people that love them. this is such encouraging news. >> reporter: this is really important news tonight, george. so many people are now living with and beating cancer. four times as many as 40 years ago. in fact, the cdc said today that for millions of americans, cancer is now a manageable disease. >> reporter: they send us their videos. poignant messages celebrating their struggle against cancer. today, the nearly 12 million adult americans who are cancer survivors, compared to just 3 million in 1970. >> life do
SFGTV2
Mar 11, 2011 7:00am PST
washing the beach with her hair at the u.s./mexican border. the painting encourages the viewer to engage with the current debates over immigration and the politics of women and labor. influenced by the campaigns of the chicano civil rights movement, this oakland artist is a print maker whose work has helped and sustainability with the immigrant community as well as other current sociopolitical issues. this print-based work draws on appropriated agricultural worker manuals and high fashion labels to satirically address class issues, cultural identities, and consumerism. >> angelica -- her father was an agricultural worker, so she has drawn a lot from the materials the agricultural department sends to agricultural workers, referencing the depiction of farm workers and some of the information about pesticide application. >> mitzi combines a variety of media, including embroidery, to create artifacts of mexican, chicano, pop culture. she greets immensely detailed drawings of celebrities on the same platform of her friends and families. her work combines elements of chicano portraiture and l
NBC
Mar 11, 2011 5:00pm EST
are suffering and also the damage itself. >> one man is grateful for the outpouring of assistance from the u.s. and other countries. one has been communicating through e-mail and she has been looking through japanese web sites to get the latest information. >> you have heard how important skype has been for people to stay in touch with each other. we go to tokyo. what did you experience when the earthquake hit? >> the building was shaking hard and people could not stand up straight. >> did you stay inside or did you go outside? >> i went outside. >> about how long did it last? >> it was for three minutes. >> was there very much damage in tokyo? that was not as close to the northeastern part. >> not too much damage in tokyo? >> i don't think so. >> the hour earthquake and tsunami coverage continues online at wbaltv.com. pictures and videos show the devastation. you can see the pictures and a guide. we have posted the link on our home page. >> maybe next year, that is what many advocates of the same sex marriage legislation are saying after the legislation died. it was sent back to committee. da
NBC
Mar 11, 2011 6:00pm EST
. this is a potentially catastrophic disaster. we have more on the u.s. response. >> president obama says that his thoughts and prayers are with the people and they are ready to help with whatever they need. the night sky over japan with fires still burning. >> of the magnitude -- the 8.9 magnitude quake rattled everything from offices to the japanese legislature. more than 50 aftershocks followed. there was a trail of devastation on the ground. >> this is unlike anything we have experienced here before. >> a massive tsunami unleashed a wave of water in coastal areas near the epicenter northeast of tokyo. it destroyed everything in its path. >> i am heartbroken by this tragedy. >> president obama pledged u.s. assistance in japan. >> today's events remind us how fragile life can be. our hearts go out to our friends in japan and across the region and we will stand with them as they recover and rebuild. >> the military are the has a ship in japan and more headed to the region. robert gates says that u.s. forces are prepared to help. >> this is a huge disaster and we will do anything we are asked to d
CNN
Mar 11, 2011 3:00pm EST
at several u.s. military bases on japanese soil. one more image i want to get to you. here is the earthquake striking again. pictures inside a japanese newsroom. i mean, imagine. total panic there. the biggest damage, begiagain, caused by the massive tsunami. at last count, the official, i want to emphasize official, the official death toll was 151. authorities in japan say it could climb to over 1,000. john? >>> brooke, cnn's kyong lah is based in tokyo, she was on the subway when the earthquake hit. she filed a report now. she made her way to the most devastated part of the country. >> reporter: i'm in the back of our news van. we're trying to get to the northern area, the area that's been hard hit by the tsunami. but what we're finding is that it's very difficult to get up there because of the problems with tokyo still down, paralyzed with the problems we've seen from this afternoon's earthquake. more than 12 hours after the earthquake, you can see we're beginning to move a little bit, but there is still massive gridlock in the city. the highway shut down. the roadways, they're all backed
NBC
Mar 11, 2011 7:00am EST
far. there is a tsunami warning in hawaii and parts of the u.s. west coast today friday, march hawaii and parts of the u.s. west coast today friday, march 11, 2011. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> welcome to "today" on this friday morning. i'm meredith vieira. >> i'm ann curry in for matt. this was a powerful earthquake. the images are stunning out of japan. it shows the tsunami sweeping inland, some 60 miles over farmland in sendai japan, 200 miles north of tok yochlt cars, housings, buildings being swept out with this massive wave. >> it started with an 8.9 magnitude quake that hit around 2:45 p.m. local time. it is the largest quake in japan's recorded history and the fifth strongest quake in the world in the past 111 years. there have been at least 19 aftershocks, including several stronger than last month's devastating quake in new zealand. a tsunami warning has been extended to include hawaii and parts along the u.s. west coast. >> when it starts to hit the continental shelf it moves as fast as 500 miles per hour, the speed of a jumbo jet. the first wave is exp
FOX News
Mar 11, 2011 5:00pm EST
north of tokyo. 3,000 people were already evacuated, now more. meantime, a u.s. aircraft is headed to japan. a second is on its way to assist with recovery efforts. president obama says america stands prepared to assist in whatever way it can. >> i'm heartbroken by this tragedy. any assistance that we can provide wll be providing. japan i'm sure will come back stronger than ever, hopefully with our help. >> shepard: in the united states, waves are swamping hawaii beaches and damaging harbors in california along the boarder with oregon. that's where these pictures are. this is what many hawaiians woke up to in the middle of the night. [ buzzer ] a tsunami warning is in effect. >> shepard: we have team fox coverage of the epic disaster. alicia acuna at the earthquake center. and first, trace gallagher. japan continuing to get rocked. >> reporter: since the 8.9 earthquake, they have been struck with three major aftershocks and two were stronger than the san francisco earthquake in 1989. i want to show you video inside a grocery store. this will give you an idea -- this is an office bu
CNN
Mar 11, 2011 5:00pm EST
, and it was a much smaller earthquake, it was estimated around 13 trillion yen which is about $140 billion u.s., and so the question now has to be asked, especially as we look at the damage here at first light of these live pictures from our affiliate nhk, we have to start asking not only the economic losses but, okay, more seriously, what will be the human toll in all of this. the death toll now standing at 188 people, but, of course, that will surely rise as the search crews begin to fan out amongst all the devastation and destruction and try and find those people who survived this, wolf. >> stand by for a moment because kyung lah, our correspondent in tokyo, is now joining us. i know you've had an unbelievably difficult day today, but where are you now and exactly what's going on? >> reporter: i'm about 150 miles south of the region that's been hardest hit, that sendai region where we've seen that tsunami come across and devastate all those agricultural plains, the airport, the town. what we're heading to and trying to understand now that it's daylight is how extensive is this -- is this. w
NBC
Mar 11, 2011 6:30pm EST
of the largest ever measured, and it triggers a massive tsunami all the way to the u.s. tonight we're watching the rising death toll. a nuclear plant in trouble. the aftershocks continue. the world is watching japan and our coverage begins now. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good evening. the nation of japan has suffered a clausal historic earthquake that has caused massive damage, massive loss of life and sent ocean waters racing over land. the earthquake was 8.9 and struck at 2:46 p.m., centered 78 miles offshore. while tokyo swayed and shook and bounced for minutes on end, sending millions to shelter, sendai was the closest population center and it's been devastated. the loss of life officially so far in the hundreds will almost certainly be in the thousands as thousands are missing. the quake then triggered a tsunami, water upwards of 30 feet high that swamped the japanese shoreline, moving faster than people or cars could outrun it. then it headed out east across the pacific ocean, traveling at times at the speed of a jet airliner. the original quake was big enough to m
FOX News
Mar 11, 2011 5:00am EST
with keep our dear friend in japan in your thoughts and prayers. that is the u.s. military in hawaii. we work closely with them on a number of stories. they put those thoughts and prayers out to close allies in japan, you can guarantee a plan is being put in place to help with search and rescue and support of any type. the good news is all of our elements, installations and men and women are accounted for in japan, which means they can go forward and be very aggressive in helping our allies as they deal with this horrible tragedy. god forbid they have to help us too depending on what happens in hawaii or the west coast in the u.s. >> it is a minute past the top of the hour, probably time to update folks who are tuning in. a powerful tsunami spawned by the largest earthquake in japan's recorded history slammed the eastern coast of japan sweeping away cars, homes and people. widespread fires are burning along the coastline. there's a report that at least 17 or dead, but surely that number will go up and it will go up considerably, shaourg into the hundreds. the magnitude 8.9 quake was foll
MSNBC
Mar 11, 2011 9:00am EST
report to the threat of u.s. mainland. five states are under either tsunami warnings or watches. and later we'll talk to fema director craig fugate. he joins us. >>> also ahead, this is the week the presidential race actually got off the ground. if it were an airplane, we'd actually say it's actually took off. we'll talk to former senator rick santorum, who became the first semi-candidate to visit iowa, new hampshire, and south carolina all in one week. >>> but first, a look ahead at the president's schedule today. and mike viqueira previewed it, 11:15 news conference. you're watching "the daily rundown" on msnbc. ith back pain. and a choice. take advil now... and maybe up to 4 in a day. or, choose aleve and 2 pills for a day free of pain. smart move. ♪ [ lane ] here's the trouble with most anti-wrinkle creams. the cream disappears but your wrinkles don't. ♪ introducing neutrogena® rapid wrinkle repair. it has the fastest retinol formula available. in fact, it's clinically proven to smooth wrinkles in just one week. so all you have to do is sit back and watch your wrinkles
PBS
Mar 11, 2011 3:00pm PST
. and the entire pacific, including the west coast of the u.s., was put on alert. good evening. i'm jim lehrer. >> woodruff: and i'm judy woodruff. on the newshour tonight, we have video of the disaster, and talk to three people in tokyo for firsthand accounts of what they experienced and how the nation responded. >> lehrer: and we get an early assessment of how well japan was prepared for the dual hit of the earthquake and the tsunami. >> woodruff: then, we excerpt president obama's remarks about the federal budget stalemate and the uprising in libya at a white house news conference. >> we are tightening the noose on qaddafi, seymour and more isolated internationally both through sanctions as well as an arms embargo. >> lehrer: and mark shields and david brooks analyze the week's news. that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> okay, listen. somebody has got to get serious. >> i think... >> we need renewable energy. >> ...renewable energy is vital to our planet. >> you hear about alternatives, right? wind, solar, algae. >> i think it's
FOX
Mar 11, 2011 5:30pm EST
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MSNBC
Mar 11, 2011 10:00am EST
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FOX
Mar 11, 2011 5:00am EST
coast of the u.s. and canada. in the last hour, tsunami warning sirens have been going off in hawaii bracing for a tidal we've. the 8.9 earthquake one of the biggest to hit japan. the prime minister there calling for calm. the government calling for international assistance and the u.s. ambassador in japan says the united states is ready to help. >>> we'll continue to monitor that throughout the morning. i'm gurvir dhindsa. >> i'm steve chenevey. tucker barnes with us here with a look at our forecast as we get things moving on a friday morning. >> good morning. much improvement today after last night got very interesting. we had severe thunderstorm warnings, a lot of heavy rain. all of that oust here and now we are looking at some sunshine. >> that will be good. >> quieter weather and spring- like conditions around here. we've been promising it all week. by tomorrow, it will be absolutely beautiful. we'll show you the rain moving on out of here. the heaviest rain still off to the east. we'll see more and more sunshine during the day today. a little later today, we'll see more clouds
MSNBC
Mar 11, 2011 2:00pm EST
] >> sirens of warning blaring in hawaii up and down west coast, communities evacuated for possibly hitting u.s. shores. >>> parts of california feeling the effect. boats on the coast are tossed around like toy. >>> hi, everybody, good to have you with me today. i'm thomas roberts. "news nation" following devastation from japan's 8.9 magnitude earthquake. right now, it's 4:00 in the morn in japan and people are trying to flee the hardest hit areas. the quake struck 80 miles off the northeast coast and felt all wait to beijing, china. as you can see, it sent people running into the streets in a frenzy, dodging debris falling from buildings. 4 million buildings without power in tokyo. but the quake wasn't the worst part. shortly after a violent tunisia crashed into the northeast coast, killing hundreds of people. waves washing away cars, roads, homes. aftershocks lasting for hours, causing explosions and fires. me y miyagi is burning out of control. the toourn htunisia hit hawaii around 9:00 eastern time. the waves made their way to the mainland's west coast before 11:00. these pictures from sant
CSPAN
Mar 11, 2011 12:00pm EST
to deteriorate? there are advertisements on the tv to help feed the children. now they are putting u.s. children in there. i wish they would amend that and make it not north american free trade but make it north american fair trade because the blue- collar labor of the united states is not surviving here. we cannot protect or clothe our own. we have to take care of home first. guest: thank you and i appreciate your thoughtful comments. i visit the food banks in westchester county, n.y., and the numbers have just increased dramatically, not just the people who are out of work, but people who have low-paying jobs and cannot afford to feed their family. that is why i and working so hard in the congress to focus on jobs, jobs, jobs. to me, this is what our primary responsibility is it. when the unemployment rate keeps climbing, we have to focus on jobs. i agree with you that putting people to work is uppermost and is why i support the programs of the small business administration. in my community, i have seen jobs in the biotech field, going from 400 to about 1600. another company that installs sola
FOX
Mar 11, 2011 7:00am PST
, ground transportation would be difficult or impossible. now u.s. flights to japan have been canceled or some have been rerouted that left before the earthquake happened. they're being diverted either 164 miles away or owe sock ca, 340 miles away. one flight coming into japan from tokyo was diverted. but, again, ground transportation has to be very difficult. we're waiting for a very large delta jetliner to and but the situation is that if you're going to japan or no someone who is, those plans are likely canceled. at the least they will be delayed. reporting live from sfo. >> all right, tom. this is what it's like in japan after that devastating tsunami. just look at this. you can see no signs of any planes. the terminal flooded except for one run way. this airport is about 150 miles north of tokyo. tokyo's main international airport was briefly shut down. we're getting word operations are starting to resume there. an incredible update. >> the shots that we saw from kraig that he had streaming live from japanese tv cars on their side, buildings crumbled. waves of mud, really amazing.
FOX News
Mar 11, 2011 3:00pm EST
-- aftershocks. and president obama says the u.s. stands ready to help. it combines with trace gallagher. from the pictures, it's hard to tell which was deadlier the earthquake or the tsunami? >> it is. it's like someone picked up the earth and ripped it like a blanket. it caused massive devastation and then you had a colossal wall of water. it looks like it's crawling across and inside where homes, cars and mud. the debris we have learned over the years is every bit as dangerous as the water for those who are trapped inside a lethal weapon being propelled by a very powerful force. so far 300 confirmed dead, 500 plus missing we know those numbers will certainly rise. look at the roads, if you will, shep. this is the access to the coastal cities. this is what makes it so much more difficult for the first responders to get to those in need you can't drive out there. the only access is by boat or by helicopter because there are no places right now to land planes. it is a very difficult situation for those who need to be rescued and for the recovery operation as well. >> shep: all the way over in
FOX
Mar 11, 2011 5:00pm EST
is promising u.s. help to japan. the president's planned news conference today on oil prices in libya began with lengthy comments about the devastating earthquake. tom fitzgerald is in the newsroom with more. >> reporter: as you mentioned, shape, the president took a number of questions about the ongoing crisis in libya and clearly tonight, the disaster is overshadowing much of what is going on in the world. the president was notified of the quake and we were told at 4:00 a.m. and tonight -- emergency assets are moving into place. >> good morning, everybody. >> reporter: after a morning filled with scenes of destruction in japan, tonight, president obama is pledging full u.s. support. >> fema is fully activated. >> reporter: the president said the united states navy has dispatched ships to help. >> we currently have an aircraft carrier in japan and another is on its way. we also have a ship en route to the marianas islands to assist as needed. >> reporter: president obama spoke by phone friday with japan's prime minister who indicated japan's primary need
CNN
Mar 11, 2011 1:00pm EST
government publicly said that japan asked for help from u.s. forces in japan. are you waiting to provide those assistance? >> the answer to the second question is yes. i told prime minister kan that we will provide whatever assistance they need. my understanding is that the main assistance that we will provide them is lift capacity. the ability for us to help in the cleanup. obviously, when you have a tsunami like this, as well as an earthquake, you have huge disruptions both in the infrastructure, and you have boats and houses and cars that are washed into main thorou thoroughfares and that requires heavy equipment, and so any assistance that we can provide, we will be providing. you know, i'm heart broken by this tragedy. i think that when you see what is happening in japan, you are reminded that for all of our differences and culture or language or religion, that ultimately, humanity is one. when we face these kinds of natural disasters whether it is in new zealand or haiti or japan, then you think about your own family and you think about how you would feel if you lost a loved one or
ABC
Mar 10, 2011 5:00pm PST
because many students have been harassed through social media. >> and twice as many u.s. taxpayers renounced their citizenship in 2010 than in 2009. the latest figures show 1500 gave up citizenship compared with 742 the year before. what is behind the jump? the u.s. government is increasing efforts to find and tax hidden assets around the world. so it appears those who have a lot to hold on to would rather give up citizenship than be taxed on what they have. >> and a lot more to get to. coming up debit cards may have low charge limits. >> and you might be surprised who could soon give you a smart meter opt-out option. >> i'm sandhya patel. put umbrella as way tomorrow, goitsing to be dry. how long this will remain dry before more rain moves in, in the accu-weather forecast. >> it's bal for you -- back to school for you tube. >> closed captioning brought to you by mancini sleepworld. >>> there is a possible break through in the continuing controversy over smart meter autos there is surprising support for letting us opt out. the president of the california public utilities commission
ABC
Mar 10, 2011 11:35pm PST
'mer with u.s. gs in menlo park on the line for us now. squiz. >> they are taking in the estimate that they see from the inundays in japan is whether height on deep ocean buoy and the amplitude of the wave once it reaches hawaii. normally they try to keep that information to a minimum until they get into a 3 hour window from hawaii. that point they make a switch from a watch situation to a situation where the data indicates the wave height is substantial in hawai hawaii. so i'm sorry i don't have that information. maybe they have already made that determination. they are running these model for the entire pacific and forecasting the travel time as we speak i'm sure. >> david i know this is guess work here but how far l inland if a tsunami does hit the hawaiian islands, how far inland could the water reach just to give people an idea of how significant an event it could potentially be. if you see 10 meter weight they probably many, many hundreds of feet and perhaps half mile with broad river valley. so it can be forecast and i'm sure that's what they are doing in the warning
PBS
Mar 10, 2011 7:00pm PST
protests are an act of disloyalty to islam. >>> u.s. secretary of state hillary clinton will visit egypt and tunisia next week. she will be the first u.s. cabinet official to travel to the area since a wave of uprisings swept through the region. clinton was speaking to a congressional panel on thursday. >> we have an enormous stake in ensuring that egypt and tunisia provide models for the kind of democracy that we want to see. >> in egypt, clinton will announce a $150 million aid package that will also help to finance an election. she will speak directly to the egyptian people. clinton will hold talks with members of libya's opposition, either in ton neez wra or egypt. -- either in tunisia or egypt. >>> new york stocks plunged nearly 230 points on thursday falling below the 12,000 mark for the first time in over a month. spain's credit downgrade and concerns about the middle east and north africa weighed on stocks. investors sold a wide range of shares after a major government rating agency downgraded spain's sovereign debt. that fueled concerns credit worries might spread to other europ
NBC
Mar 10, 2011 5:00pm PST
: leaving for jihad in somalia. his uncle said u.s. muslims looked the other way. >> we never got help from our leaders. from ouring orrists, big islamic organizationists. >> reporter: should american muslims do more to stop al qaeda recruitment. saying yes. >> the u.s. has a problem with muslim radicalization. i'm muslim and realize it's my problem. >> reporter: but holding musliming to account for the crimes of a few angered many leaders. >> islamic muslims have spoken many times against violent extremi extremism. >> reporter: a muslim in congress remembered a first responder killed on 9/11. >> he was a fellow american who gave his life for other americans. >> reporter: a hero's story in a hearing about who's to blame for a new crop of muslim villains. some democrats up here today were so upset they insisted this hearing itself would be used by al qaeda as a recruiting tool that radicals could claim as proof that the u.s. government really is at war with islam. this hearing, the lead up to it, all the controversy followed avidly, of course, by muslim american communities coast-to-coast. o
SFGTV
Mar 10, 2011 6:00pm PST
where the u.s. is engaged in military action? >> it is interesting. the population of afghanistan is around 29 million, and there's probably no more than 80,000 u.s. soldiers serving in afghanistan right now, but if you look at the stories that come out, you think the numbers are completely reversed. all the stories are about americans, and you see almost no images of stories about the afghan people themselves, so if you look at the dominant representational paradigm uc today, it is all about foreign soldiers. my idea was to try incurred counted to that a popularized narrative and focus on images and stories that really reflect that lived experience of conflict through the eyes of the afghan people. >> you are exhibiting with three other photographers. it is true all three of them have really focused in the areas where a lot of u.s. and allied forces are seeing action, are actually involved in combat, so your story is different than theirs. what does it mean to show your body of work along side of the stories that probably are more familiar? what kind of juxtaposition does that cr
ABC
Mar 11, 2011 7:00am EST
, reports of u.s. casualties, u.s. citizens in japan, being hurt. >> we know that military bases in japan, and there are several bases there. and are taking aircraft because narita airport is closed. and debris, cars on the runways of the airport. you can see the massive wall of water and mud and debris, being pushed ashore. it's an enormous tsunami. >> here's what the earthquake felt and sounded like when it hit. [ rumbling ] >> it went on for quite some time. the u.s. navy chief now says u.s. facilities in japan are safe. but juju chang is here. and the death toll now up to 40. >> absolutely. and sadly, those numbers will likely mount. the japanese prime minister is calling for calm, as his country mounts a massive emergency response. japan's military is being dispatched to the quake zone. airports have been shut down. subways have been shut down. workers in tokyo, hundreds of miles away from the epicenter, described grabbing on to the edge of their desks and just hanging on. the largest earthquake in japan's recorded history hit at 2:46 in the afternoon local time. what followed was th
CNN
Mar 10, 2011 7:00pm EST
this offensive. john? >> ben wedeman in eastern libya. ben, thank you. >>> the united states will not be giving u.s. or nato help at least in the short term. but a television report does suggest that the nato is trying to provide some form of assistance to the gadhafi fighters. what you are about to hear is the voice of the u.s. ambassador to libya and he is talking to a key member of the opposition. >> what equipment or other support do you need? >> cnn reporter joins us. it appears here the u.s. ambassador to libya trying to offer some sort of assistance to the opposition? >> john, it's very interesting, ask we do have confirmation that such a phone call did take place from the military council. that is, of course, headed by marahidi. we don't know details of the conversation other than what was aired on that clip on libyan television. but it is interesting, and most certainly a positive development, that the u.s. does appear to be reaching out to members of the military council of the national council as well, and that is exactly what opposition leaders here have been looking for, that sort of o
FOX News
Mar 11, 2011 4:00am EST
and the u.s. state of hawaii are all in the path of this potential tsunami. joining us now on the telephone is mike cohen. he is a curran gist who is in manila, in the philippines. what is the situation there? >> right now, greg, what we are seeing is generally a situation of evacuation that supped way -- that is underway. an hour ago they gave the order to evacuate coastal and low-lying areas in the philippines. this is not one specific island. this is 19 provinces affecting about 20 mill people, greg. >> is it orderly? is it panicky? >> you have to admit there is panic. they are seeing the scenes on television the scenes from japan. but people are peaceful. the government gave early warning. they are well organized because we do have a lot of problems with typhoons here, and they have been able to get the warning out with enough time. the philippine president went on raid dwroa. -- on radio. they issued a specific instruction. they say to go two kill localers -- kilometers in land. they should be safe in the low-lying areas or go to the hills above 10 meters in height. that's a general in
CW
Mar 11, 2011 12:00pm CST
the japanese government said that japan asked for help u.s. forces in japan are you ready to provide that assistance?. >> the answer to your second question is yes and i help told prime minister kan we will provide whatever assistance they need. my understanding is the main assistance that we can provide it with capacity. the ability for us to help in the cleanup process and obviously we have is not like this you have a huge disruptions both in the infrastructure boats and houses and cars there washing into main thoroughfares and that requires heavy equipment and any but the assistance we can provide will be providing. i am heartbroken by this tragedy and when you see what is happening in japan you are reminded that all of our differences cultural language or religion that ultimately humanity is one. when we face these tens of natural disasters in new zealand or 80 or japan. think about your own family. how would you feel it you lost a loved one and if your entire life savings were gone because of the devastation. the japanese people are such close friends of ours and i have such a c
FOX
Mar 11, 2011 6:00am EST
calling for international assistance. look at all those cars there in the water with the boats. the u.s. ambassador in japan says the united states is ready to help. >> the pictures coming from there absolutely increedible. the big story for us here at home, the heavy rain that we had in the last 24 to 48 hours. here is a live look from canal road which is closed and it remains closed this morning as a result of flooding and mudslides in that area. we still have a lot of pooling waterlet over from the rain this morning. >> one lane now open heading into the city. one lane open on canal road. >> heavy rain and severe thunderstorm warnings last night and tornado warnings. most of the advisories are gone. we still have flood warnings for the rivers. much improved forecast for today. sunshine in the low to mid-50s for the first part of the day. >> that sounds good. >> a lot better. here is your radar are. rain shower activity, heavy rain off to the north and east. the coal are air filters in. a little snow there in west virginia. no worries here. we aren't going to get any snow. there could
CBS
Mar 11, 2011 4:00am PST
's agenda. the impact on u.s. budgets, the burden on u.s. households to pay for gas. we have gasoline at $3.50 a gallon on average in the u.s., nearing $4 in some areas. so this really has brought the president's whole energy policy into the spotlight. republicans calling for more u.s. production, that means drilling. democrats calling for opening up the strategic petroleum reserve to try to bring down prices. as of now, at least, that is on the agenda. betty, the president also could talk about the union battles in wisconsin, and also funding for the government. but again, no telling how much of this tragedy in japan will affect his agenda. >> yeah, a lot of fast-moving developments this morning. susan mcginnis joining us live from washington. thank you, susan. >>> doctors in houston will give an update today on the condition of arizona representative gabrielle giffords. sources say giffords has made great progress since being shot in the head in january. they say doctors -- doctors say they think she may even be able to attend her astronaut husband's space shuttle launch which is schedule
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